Isabella De' Medici

Caroline P Murphy's biography of the most brilliant and celebrated woman of Renaissance Florence.

Read by Fenella Woolgar.

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Caroline P Murphy's biography of the most brilliant and celebrated woman of Renaissance Florence.

Read by Fenella Woolgar.Charming and witty, intelligent and wealthy, Princess Isabella was worshipped by her father and allowed a freedom experienced by few, if any, Renaissance women.

02*20080422

Isabella is now a young woman and Cosimo must find a husband for his beloved daughter.

But the match proves to be more about family politics than true love.

03*20080423

Isabella's marriage to Paolo is proving unfulfilling and her husband is absent more often than not.

But a welcome distraction arrives in the form of the handsome young soldier Troilo.

04*20080424

Isabella becomes close to Leonora, betrothed to her brother Pietro.

Cosimo causes outrage within the family by secretly marrying his mistress.

05 LAST*20080425

When her beloved father dies and is succeeded by her brother Francesco, Isabella's life takes a very different and tragic turn.